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Machine Operator

at Brunner and Lay in Springdale, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

·       Position and move steel workpieces through a series of dies that compress and shape stock to form die impressions

·       Set up, operate, or tend presses and forging machines to perform hot or cold forging by flattening, straightening, bending, cutting, piercing, or other operations to taper, shape, or form steel.

·       Turn handles or knobs to set pressures and depths of ram strokes and to synchronize machine operations.

·       Install, adjust, and remove dies, synchronizing cams, forging hammers, and stop guides, using overhead cranes or other hoisting devices, and hand tools.

·       Start machines to produce sample workpieces, and observe operations to detect machine malfunctions and to verify that machine setups conform to specifications.

·       Confer with other workers about machine setups and operational specifications.

·       Trim and compress finished forgings to specified tolerances.

·       Remove dies from machines when production runs are finished.

·       Repair, maintain, and replace parts on dies.

·       Select, align, and bolt positioning fixtures, stops, and specified dies to rams and anvils, forging rolls, or presses and hammers.

·       Sharpen cutting tools and drill bits, using bench grinders.

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Job Posting: 3047328

Posted On: Sep 09, 2021

Updated On: Oct 12, 2021